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#1 Grease Gunner

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 02:01 PM

Here is a Swetnam case sold here 3 years ago and the inside has a label "Swetnam"

I didnt realize this was a fake of a Swetnam

 

The First 5 pics are the "Swetnam" The next 4 are my case. Mine is also a Swetnam Replica

 

Mine is also a fake of a Swetnam most likely done in the 70's when this was prevalent

 

Thanks to huggytree for alerting me that I had no clue about these!!!

 

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My case Follows with 4 pics
 
 


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Edited by Haris357, 15 August 2018 - 06:24 PM.

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#2 huggytree

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 03:28 PM

http://s452.photobuc...s?sort=6&page=1

Latch comparison shows 6 screws/rivets.


Yours has 5

Not an expert in ANY way. Just some pics I found on line

1970s rat tat tat cases? Thats my guess at what you may have.

Edited by huggytree, 15 August 2018 - 03:30 PM.

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#3 Motorcar

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 03:28 PM

You should have Greg Fox take a good look at it.


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#4 Grease Gunner

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 05:54 PM

Is the one I am comparing it to a fake of a Swetnam?


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Posted 19 August 2018 - 01:19 PM

A old "xpert" I know claims Gordon H had access to Swetman  repro decals back in the 90's . Buyer Beware


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#6 1921A

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Posted 19 August 2018 - 05:53 PM

The original Swetnam decals were water slide type. The decals Gordon had made are vinyl. If youve seen an original you wouldnt have any difficulty telling the difference. Gordons reproduction below.

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Reproduction vinyl decal

Edited by 1921A, 20 August 2018 - 09:06 AM.

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#7 Grease Gunner

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Posted 19 August 2018 - 08:50 PM

Thanks a lot, Mine is a repro I conclude but an older repro but repro just the same


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Posted 21 August 2018 - 07:33 PM

my guess is repro

found this under the lid in an area that I didnt see at first

 

 

 

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#9 Grease Gunner

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Posted 21 August 2018 - 07:33 PM

my guess is repro

found this under the lid in an area that I didnt see at first

 

 

 

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#10 Grease Gunner

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Posted 21 August 2018 - 07:33 PM

my guess is repro

found this under the lid in an area that I didnt see at first

 

 

 

QttNyO.jpg
6rro2i.jpg

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